They eat away the grains and other food stuff , spoiling much more than what they consume. A rough idea is that what they consume . A rough idea is that 100 mice eat up 100 kg of grains in a year. They contaminate food with their dropping.As infestation of 100 rodent produces over 2 million droppings a year imagine the amount of contamination they cause.
Rodents destroy household articles like clothes, books, carpets, upholstery, furniture, ever door and windows are not spared. Rat extensively burrow inside the houses, causing sinking of floors and walls. They even damage the electrical wirings which may pose fire hazard.
Beside all this damage to the property, they affect human health by spreadind deadly diseases like leptospiresis, plague, typhus, spotted fever, salmonellosis and many other.
Poison baiting and fixing mechanical traps at infested area. Supervision at regular interval for effective control.